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Johnson County Community College Senior Tutor, Writing Center in Overland Park, Kansas

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Position Title

Senior Tutor, Writing Center


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt

Number of openings


Work Schedule, Hours per week

Varies, Position will begin in August, 12 hours per week

Position Grade


Pay Range

$19.97-$24.96 per hour (actual pay depends on qualifications)


Overland Park Main Campus

Benefits Category

No benefits

JCCC Benefits Information

Job Summary

Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture - not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Assist writers from all disciplines and of varying abilities with grammar, writing, speech, and

any other aspect of the writing process. This could take place via drop-in, one-time

appointments, one-on-one individualized tutoring sessions, and/or workshops. Attendance

at training sessions or other scheduled meetings. Other tasks might include filling in at the

front desk, updating resources, referring students to appropriate resources, assisting

students, faculty and staff in the WCTR, mentoring new and peer tutors, overseeing

operations in the absence of the Writing Center Director, performing special tasks for the

ARC, and other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

Job duties include but are not limited to:

+ TUTORING - Tutors may work with students during drop-in, one-time appointments, one-on-one individualized tutoring sessions, and/or workshops.

+ ASSIST IN DAILY ACTIVITIES OF THE WCTR - Aid in the daily management and operation of the Writing Center.

+ SPECIAL PROJECTS - Completion of special projects assigned by the Director.

+ TRAINING - Attend training and department meetings as requested.

+ COMMUNICATION - Tutor communicates effectively with students, the WCTR Director, and JCCC faculty and staff.

+ ASSIST IN THE TRAINING AND MENTORING OF TUTORS - Help tutors learn the best practices in tutoring, the available resources on campus, the policies and procedures of the WCTR, as well as assisting in development of new training materials.

+ MAINTAIN ETHICAL WORK BEHAVIORS - Exhibit good work ethics by being reliable and dedicated.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Required QualificationsBachelor's Degree or equivalent

Completion of Composition 1 and Composition 2 with a B or better

Two years tutoring or teaching experience, with minimum of one year in a college Writing Center or like resource center

Strong communications skills, including listening with patience and understanding

Demonstration of excellent grammar and writing skills with the ability to explain concepts, provide example in both oral and

written form

Ability to learn and utilize effective tutoring techniques following bets practices

Must be able to help with computer and standard office equipment

Proficient with technology

Required application documents


Cover Letter


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full c